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Research Finds Grocery Apps Can Build Customer Loyalty

07/20/2015

Consumers download smartphone apps developed by grocery retailers for two basic reasons: savings and convenience. Yet, these motivators are quickly matched by consumer enjoyment and enthusiasm for mastering the app — and food retailers can expect to see a correlation between how engaging and entertaining their app is and their digital customer retention.


Saint Joseph’s University’s 28th President Takes Office

06/30/2015

Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., begins his tenure as the 28th president of Saint Joseph’s University, and the first lay president in the University’s 164-year history, on July 1.


Camp Kinney Provides Safe Learning Environment for Youth with Autism

06/25/2015

While children may believe their learning ends on the last day of school, summertime offers invaluable opportunities to make friends, grow socially and learn a new skill or sport. For the sixth consecutive year, the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph’s University will offer these experiences to youth on the autism spectrum.


Vatican to Host SJU Professor’s Exhibit on John Paul II and the Jewish People

06/18/2015

An award-winning exhibit celebrating the connection between Saint John Paul II and the Jewish people and co-created by William Madges, Ph.D., professor of theology at Saint Joseph's University, will travel to the Vatican and be on display from Tuesday, July 28 through Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015.


Pope Francis and Rabbi Skorka.

Philadelphia Jews and Catholics to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Nostra Aetate at SJU

06/17/2015

SJU and the Philadelphia Jewish community will dedicate “Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time,” an original sculpture portraying feminine figures signifying both religions on Sept. 25. The statue was commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s declaration "Nostra Aetate."


Haub School of Business Receives Recognition for Sustainability Curriculum

06/16/2015

Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business (HSB) recently earned an honorable mention in the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Currciula competition, presented by the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business.


Unconventional Photography Methods Highlight Bridges in SJU Gallery

06/02/2015

PHILADELPHIA (June 2, 2015) — Elements of unpredictability and intentional imperfections add new dimension to Vaughn Wascovich’s photography in his exhibit “Bridging Cleveland,” which will be on display at Saint Joseph's University Gallery from Monday, June 8 until Saturday, Aug. 1.


Lee M. “Monty” Duke II, M.D. ’15 (MBA)

Doctors, Admins Graduate from MBA Program as a Team

05/15/2015

If you had asked Lee M. “Monty” Duke II, M.D. ’15 (MBA) about his future career plans when he was a young boy growing up in Vienna, Va., he would have told you he was going to be a professional baseball player. A lifelong lover of the sport, Duke played on the men’s baseball team at the University of Virginia, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology.


SJU to Graduate First Class of Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

05/01/2015

PHILADELPHIA (May 1, 2015) – Saint Joseph’s newly established, Pennsylvania Department of Education approved program for the preparation of teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing will graduate its first cohort of students in 2015: two this month, and another four by the end of the year. The M.S. program includes an online-only curriculum, which through the help of technology will prepare future teachers in educating individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.


Toros Asadourian ‘15

From High School Dropout to High Tech Entrepreneur

05/12/2015

Growing up in Queens, N.Y., as the son of Armenian immigrants, Toros Asadourian ’15, never quite imagined his journey would lead him to Austin, Texas, by way of Philadelphia. After dropping out of high school at the age of 16, the now-co-owner and partner of c2h2 Network Solutions, an Austin-based IT support company, tried his hand at internships, jobs and community college, to little avail.


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